Advanced gynecologic care for women

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Gynecology program addresses a broad range of women's health issues. From general gynecological care to urology, oncology and reproductive endocrinology, we're committed to being your healthcare partner at every stage of life. And because we have access to the resources of a top-ranked academic medical center, you'll received state-of-the-art care from highly trained, dedicated physicians.

Through the Gynecology program at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we care for women throughout each stage of life. Women come to us for female wellness and reproductive issues ranging from annual exams, to infertility, to gynecological cancer, to pelvic floor disorders, to diseases of the cervix or vulvar, to menopause.

Why Choose Ohio State?

  • We offer innovative treatments and the most advanced surgical services, including robotics and minimally invasive surgical options for a variety of gynecological conditions.
  • Our medical staff includes experts in menopause care, vulvar disease, diseases of the cervix, contraception and gynecological surgery.
  • We have a highly trained staff with experience in treating a wide range of pelvic floor disorders with the latest in surgical and non-surgical treatments.
  • Our partnership with physicians at Ohio Reproductive Medicine gives you access to the most current treatment options for infertility.
  • We offer comprehensive gynecological cancer treatment and research under one roof to provide the best and most up-to-date care.

Lisa Keder, MD

Lisa Keder, MD, an obstetrician/gynecologist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, shares things to consider when choosing an Ob/Gyn.

Lisa Keder, MD

Lisa Keder, MD, an obstetrician/gynecologist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, describes the quality of care patients receive at Ohio State.

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Robotic surgery gives freedom from incontinence

Robotic surgery gives freedom from incontinence

Over a 10-year period, Adrianne’s “bathroom frequency issues” worsened to the point of affecting her everyday activities. Here, she underwent minimally invasive reconstructive surgery to resolve her female incontinence and repair a common condition called pelvic organ prolapse.

Tips from our Experts

Brett Worly, MD

Brett Worly, MD, encourages patients to have an evaluation with a gynecologist to review their birth control options to see what is the safest and most effective choice.

Lisa Keder, MD

Lisa Keder, MD, an Ob/Gyn at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, explains the importance of pre-conceptual planning and what women can do to promote a safe pregnancy and healthy baby.

Brett Worly, MD

​Brett Worly, MD, is part of a female sexual dysfunction clinic at Ohio State where a multidisciplinary team evaluates and provides treatment for women experiencing sexual dysfunction.

Katherine Strafford, MD

​The recommended age for a first pap smear is 21. An Ob/Gyn can then guide appropriate care throughout a woman’s reproductive years, during pregnancy and into menopause. While pap smears are often no longer necessary after age 65, concerns with pelvic health, ovaries and the uterus remain throughout a woman’s life.

Katherine Strafford, MD

​The Human Papillomavirus, or HPV, is an extremely common virus transmitted through sexual contact. Dr. Strafford, MD, explains the virus’ connection to cervical and other cancers, the importance of vaccination for individuals younger than 26, and the vaccine’s required dosing schedule.


Katherine Strafford, MD

Some patients may be nervous about their first time visit to the Ob/Gyn. Dr. Strafford reassures patients by explaining what a first visit usually entails. Don’t hesitate to make that first time visit — an Ob/Gyn can help with heavy or irregular menstrual cycles, contraceptive needs, screening or other medical concerns.

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